The table below looks at the statistics for Python skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Python over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Python
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 10 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing Python 2 15 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.57% 15.31% 15.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.14% 32.61% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 9 22
Median daily rate £425 £460 £478
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% -3.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £443 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+10.75% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £42.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Programming Languages Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
28 46 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 50.00% 46.94% 55.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 21 62
Median daily rate £375 £425 £458
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -7.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £374
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £630 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 7
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.00 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +11.11%

Python
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Python as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Python Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region.

Python Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Python across the Cheltenham region.

Python Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Python
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Python also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Python.

1 15 (83.33%) Java
1 15 (83.33%) DV Cleared
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (50.00%) ISEB
3 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 9 (50.00%) Selenium
3 9 (50.00%) Hadoop
4 8 (44.44%) Ant
5 7 (38.89%) Linux
6 6 (33.33%) Maven
6 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 6 (33.33%) Ruby
6 6 (33.33%) Unix
6 6 (33.33%) Release Management
6 6 (33.33%) JIRA
6 6 (33.33%) SDLC
7 5 (27.78%) Software Delivery
7 5 (27.78%) Cloudera
7 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
7 5 (27.78%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
7 5 (27.78%) Atlassian
7 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
7 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
7 5 (27.78%) Open Source
7 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
7 5 (27.78%) BDD
7 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner

Python
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.56%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Firewall
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) Hadoop
2 4 (22.22%) Big Data
3 3 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 3 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) Ant
3 6 (33.33%) JIRA
3 6 (33.33%) Maven
4 5 (27.78%) Jenkins
4 5 (27.78%) LoadRunner
4 5 (27.78%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (27.78%) WebDriver
5 4 (22.22%) Hudson
6 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
6 2 (11.11%) Gradle
7 1 (5.56%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (5.56%) Bitbucket
7 1 (5.56%) ClearCase
7 1 (5.56%) EasyMock
7 1 (5.56%) JUnit
7 1 (5.56%) Subversion
7 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (5.56%) Electronics
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
1 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
2 6 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Hadoop Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Python Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) EJB
1 4 (22.22%) Java EE
2 3 (16.67%) JMS
2 3 (16.67%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) XSLT
4 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.56%) JSF
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (5.56%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 7 (38.89%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) CentOS
4 1 (5.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Release Management
2 6 (33.33%) SDLC
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) BDD
3 5 (27.78%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) Open Source
3 5 (27.78%) Scrum
3 5 (27.78%) Software Delivery
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Test Scripting
4 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
4 4 (22.22%) TDD
5 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (16.67%) High Availability
5 3 (16.67%) MapReduce
5 3 (16.67%) UML
6 2 (11.11%) Functional Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) Java
2 6 (33.33%) Ruby
3 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
4 4 (22.22%) Perl
5 3 (16.67%) C#
6 2 (11.11%) C++
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
6 2 (11.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.56%) Lua
7 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (83.33%) DV Cleared
1 15 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (50.00%) ISEB
2 9 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.56%) Ansible
2 1 (5.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Atlassian
1 5 (27.78%) Cloudera
1 5 (27.78%) HP
2 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
3 3 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) SAP